Venus And Adonis by William Shakespeare. Rockwell Kent.
Venus And Adonis by William Shakespeare

Venus And Adonis by William Shakespeare

Rochester: Leo Hart, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. 81 pages. 27.5 x 21. Limited edition copy 60 of 1250 signed by Kent with twenty-one black and white and sepia wood engravings with additional extra suite of 21 plates housed in plain period custom box. The latter were originally an accompaniment to the deluxe issue of the book [75 copies]. The extra set of engravings are matted and individually stamped "The Printing House of Leo Hart, Rochester, New York: mounted to boards with acetate overlays. Although matted the plates are loose from the mats with light stains at the heads (not visible as matted, mounted adhesive became desiccated). Mat size, 20 x 27 cm. Typography by Will Ransom. Miniscule toning to a few edges. Half maroon morocco and matching cloth. Fine. Item #21880

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